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Los Angeles Clean Tech Event: GloSho’15 - October 21-22

Are you looking to attend a clean tech event packed with lectures, workshops and networking opportunities? Join the Mintz Levin team at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) Cleantech Global Showcase, GloSho’15, on October 21 – 22, 2015 in downtown Los Angeles. GloSho is an annual summit where clean tech thought leaders and stakeholders from around the world meet to exchange ideas, facilitate trade and investment, and celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation. Mintz Levin is proud to sponsor this event, which will feature a world-class collection of speakers such as LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla, and Founder & Managing Partner of DBL Partners Ira Ehrenpreis.


In particular, we hope you’ll join us for the following programs:

  • October 21 at 3:00 pm in Salon 4: I am looking forward to moderating the panel, “The Emerging Cleantech Investor Landscape: Corporate Strategic.” I’ll be joined by panelists Alex Rozenfeld of Shell Technology Ventures, John Wei of SABIC Ventures, Janet Lin of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (PESCO), and Jeffrey Reed of Sempra Energy. Here is a preview of our discussion: As venture capital and R&D budgets have shrunk corporate investors have realized the need to step up and fund the innovation that previously was capitalized by others, and this class of Cleantech investment has exploded in recent years. Untraditional players from across a broad span of industry have recognized the pervasive effects of climate change and aggressively moved to fund innovation with the potential to prevent or adapt to a warmer planet. Interest in finding sustainable solutions has emerged from unexpected places and this panel is an inspiring opportunity to hear from the people on the front lines, searching out new technologies and bringing them into their massive organizations to deploy across the globe. Don’t miss this chance to learn how corporate investors think about climate change, how this drives their investment strategies, what technologies they look for, how they think about IP protection, how they integrate new innovation into their organizations, and how they work with entrepreneurs and other types of investors.
  • October 21 at 5:30 pm in Salon 5: Evening Reception brought to you by Mintz Levin

To learn more about this event and to register, click here.

To join the conversation, please use: #GloSho15

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Thomas R. Burton, III

Member / Chair, Energy & Sustainability Practice

Tom Burton has helped to shape the clean energy industry by drawing on his passion for innovation. As a Mintz attorney, Tom counsels investors, entrepreneurs, and Fortune 100 companies. He also guides start-up organizations and accelerators to foster the next generation of energy leaders.